Nigerian murders continue unabated.

Ongoing attacks: Nigerian Christians need your help “The number of orphans and widows…continues to grow,” said a Nigerian church leader writing to Barnabas Fund after Fulani militants attacked dozens of villages in Kaduna and Plateau states, leaving 1,500 Christian households displaced – approximately 11,000 individuals.Their homes were damaged and destroyed, and 150 Christian brothers andContinue reading “Nigerian murders continue unabated.”

AFGHANISTAN: What does the Taliban takeover mean for Christians?

The fall of Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, to Taliban forces on 15 August came as a great shock to the international community. The Taliban had begun its major offensive against the Afghan government in May and had previously captured most of the provincial capitals of Afghanistan. The takeover of Kabul, without a battle cameContinue reading “AFGHANISTAN: What does the Taliban takeover mean for Christians?”

Eighteen killed in Christian-majority southern Kaduna State by suspected Fulani Islamist militants

13 July 2021 Eighteen Nigerians were killed in Christian-majority southern Kaduna State when suspected Fulani Islamist militants stormed two villages in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area. Nine villagers died and a number of houses were destroyed in Makarau on Sunday, 11 July in an assault that began at around 5 p.m. “These attacks are too muchContinue reading “Eighteen killed in Christian-majority southern Kaduna State by suspected Fulani Islamist militants”

Christian children kidnapped in Nigeria need our prayers

Please join us in praying for the safe return of more than 140 children who were abducted by gunmen from a Christian boarding school in Nigeria’s Kaduna state last week (July 7th). Subsequently 26 were rescued. The gunmen, suspected to be Fulani militants, overcame security guards and forced their way into Bethel Baptist boarding schoolContinue reading “Christian children kidnapped in Nigeria need our prayers”

Nigerian murder and mayhem continues unimpeded

Posted on20JUL2021CategoriesNIGERIA At least 33 Christians were killed in one week in July during attacks on Atyap villages in southern Kaduna’s Zangon Kataf Local Government Area, and four church buildings and 215 homes were burned. The Atyap people are a predominantly-Christian ethnic group living in the region. Local sources said Fulani herdsmen attacked the villages unimpeded fromContinue reading “Nigerian murder and mayhem continues unimpeded”

Teenage Ethiopian Christian boy summarily shot dead by authorities

14 June 2021 A 17-year-old Ethiopian Christian has been shot dead without trial in broad daylight in Dembi Dollo, Oromia region. Oromia regional special forces, assisted by local police, claimed that Amanuel Wondimu belonged to the banned Oromo Liberation Army (OLA), recently identified by the government as a terrorist group. His family strenuously deny such association. OnContinue reading “Teenage Ethiopian Christian boy summarily shot dead by authorities”

Thousands forced to flee in Chin State, Myanmar after military strikes against IDP camps

13 June 2021 Around 5,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Chin State, Myanmar, have again been forced to flee after Myanmar Army attacks on villages and IDP camps. The army – also known as the Tatmadaw – began artillery strikes against IDP camps in the Mindat region of Christian-majority Chin State on 5 June. The campsContinue reading “Thousands forced to flee in Chin State, Myanmar after military strikes against IDP camps”